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Poster: rq52 Date: Jun 9, 2008 4:28pm
Forum: feature_films Subject: Re: A Fair(y) Use Tale (2007)

It helps but the idea of fair use for satirizsing, criticising, and newscasts seems like legal loophole than anything else. Yes, it was funny.

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Poster: jonc Date: Jun 10, 2008 9:02am
Forum: feature_films Subject: Re: A Fair(y) Use Tale (2007)

A "legal loophole"? Parody and satire are creative forms of criticism and protected forms of free speech. Criticism of government and other institutions is essential in a democracy. The First Amendment is not a "legal loophole".


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Poster: k-otic Date: Jun 12, 2008 3:34am
Forum: feature_films Subject: Re: A Fair(y) Use Tale (2007)

Mmhhh the The First Amendment isn`t that where it say`s "you have the right to remain silent" :))